Will another player ever?

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  1. McEnroeisanartist

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    Will another player ever win again win more than 160 matches and lose less than 10 matches in two consecutive seasons?

    Federer, of course, did it. Going 173-9 between 2005-2006.

    Djokovic could have done it this year. If he had won 90 matches and lost 3 matches. (He is currently 70-11)

    Nadal has always lost at least 10 matches in a season, except this year (currently 42-6). If he went 119-3 next year, he would do it.

    Lendl came close in 1985-1986 going 158-13.

    McEnroe came close in 1984-1985 going 153-12.

    Connors came close in 1974-1975 going 172-12.

    Borg came close in 1977-1980 (can not find any reliable win-loss records from those years, but he was above 90% winning percentage all four years).
     
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  2. Sentinel

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    3..2..1.. before Buzzlia comes in with some Rafa stats. :D


    p.s. how about some win-loss stats at the age of 30 for all those chaps.
     
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    The defeats from Federer in this period:

    Nadal - '05 and '06 Roland Garros, '06 Monte-Carlo, '06 Rome, '06 Dubai
    Nalbandian - '05 Master's Cup
    Murray - '06 Cinci
    Gasquet - '05 Monte Carlo
    Safin - '05 Australian Open

    Interesting, half of his losses were on clay.
     
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  4. The Bawss

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    Also interesting that he lost no matches on grass and only lost to one man (clay GOAT) on clay.
     
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  5. McEnroeisanartist

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    Nadal - '05 and '06 Roland Garros, '06 Monte-Carlo, '06 Rome, '06 Dubai
    Nalbandian - '05 Master's Cup
    Murray - '06 Cinci
    Gasquet - '05 Monte Carlo
    Safin - '05 Australian Open

    The most interesting thing to me is that he had match points in three of the losses and was two points from victory in another match.

    Also, I can not imagine another player ever again losing to only 5 players over 2 years or 2 players in one year.
     
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  6. Cup8489

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    I still can't believe his 2006 Record. other than the Cinci match, which was out of nowhere.. No one could stop him, except Nadal.
     
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  7. Feather

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    Which three matches he had match points? I remember Rome 2006 and AO 2005. Also when was he two points away from victory?
     
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    Sabratha G.O.A.T.

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    It's almost breath taking.
     
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    Any clue, folks?
     
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